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The coming 49th edition of The IT Press Tour will visit again Israel end of March

8 innovative companies* will participate: CTera Networks, Equalum, FinOut, Pliops, Rookout, StorONE, Treeverse and UnifabriX


Paris, France - March 13, 2023 - The IT Press Tour, a leading media event launched in June 2010, today announced participating companies for the 49th edition scheduled the week of 26th of March in Israel. Eight companies will participate to this new edition dedicated to IT Infrastructure, Data Management and Storage (by alpha order): CTera Networks, Equalum, FinOut, Pliops, Rookout, StorONE, Treeverse and UnifabriX.

"What a pleasure to be back to Israel in a few weeks, we're all looking forward to meeting and visiting new and established companies such as Equalum, FinOut, Rookout, Treeverse and UnifabriX in addition to ones we met in the past like Ctera, Pliops or StorONE," said Philippe Nicolas, creator of The IT Press Tour.

“A new tour edition means new records and we'll reach new levels with 280 companies* and 488 sessions, more than 1,000 CxO and we'll approach 22,000 articles globally following this coming edition.” concluded Philippe Nicolas.

With quotes from some participating companies:

  • Liran Eshel, CEO and co-founder, CTera Networks
    "CTERA, the leader of distributed cloud file storage solutions, is eager to engage in in-depth discussions with the leading IT journalists at the 49th IT Press Tour in our headquarters in Israel. We look forward to discussing trends and obstacles that the industry is facing and hope to provide invaluable insights into the types of solutions that will be required for data-driven enterprises to thrive, from the edge to the core and the cloud."

  • Roi Ravhon, CEO and Co-founder, FinOut
    "In current economical climate, more and more companies see FinOps is the future of cloud cost management. At the upcoming IT Press Tour, we look forward to engaging with leading tech journalists and discussing the latest industry trends and solutions to enable data-driven enterprises to optimize their cloud costs from the edge to the core and to the cloud. We are thrilled to be part of this prestigious event and share our insights on how FinOps can drive business growth, profitability and innovation."

  • Uri Beitler, CEO and Co-founder, Pliops
    “This is our 2nd IT Press Tour, and we’re looking forward to sharing the recent developments related to our breakthrough Extreme Data Processor (XDP). We continue to see a deluge of data hitting our customers, yet current software architectures for business applications, combined with CPU limitations, are restraining their ability to weather this ongoing storm. During the IT Press Tour, we will give insights into our new XDP-based Data Services, which take a seamless-to-deploy, transformational approach to optimize data infrastructure and accelerate modern workloads – while reducing TCO by 50%.”

  • Gal Naor, CEO and Co-founder, StorONE
    "StorONE is leading the modernization of software defined storage by eliminating complexity in the data center. In short, we are doing for storage what VMware did for servers. We are providing customers with significant savings in time, money, and increased data protection in ways other companies are unable. As such, we are very excited to host the IT Press Tour this month to show this esteemed group of analysts what our technology is capable of, and how StorONE will make a big impact this year."

  • Ronen Hyatt. CEO & co-founder, UnifabriX
    “The data center market is under increasing pressure to meet growing consumer demands while accelerating performance and improving total cost of ownership. The new CXL standard is a game changer for an industry that hasn’t seen many changes. UnifabriX, a market leader in CXL Memory, is honored to host the IT Press Tour and present our Smart Memory Node™ product, the first CXL memory pool to showcase ground-breaking performance acceleration of the most demanding HPC (High-Performance Computing) workloads.”

About The IT Press Tour

The IT Press Tour (ITPT) has been created, organized, promoted, operated and produced since 2010 by Voxyter, a marketing services and consulting firm based in Paris, France. Since the inception, European and US journalists met worldwide high-tech companies to discuss various IT topics covering IT Infrastructure, Data Management, Storage, Business and IT Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber and IT Security. For more information, please visit us at, email us at and follow us on twitter at @ITPressTour, the associated hashtag is #ITPT.



*Full list of sponsors since the first edition by alphabetical order:  A10 Networks, Actifio (acquired by Google), Adaptiva, Aera Technology, Aerospike, AetherStore, Alation, Alteryx,, Anaplan, AppDynamics (acquired by Cisco), Aptare (acquired by Veritas), Aqua Security, Arcitecta, Arista Networks, Arkeia (acquired by Western Digital), Atempo, Atlantis Computing (IP assets acquired by HiveIO), AtScale, AuriStor (formerly Your File System), Avere Systems (acquired by Microsoft), Axway, Ayehu (acquired by Resolve), Backblaze, Backupify (acquired by Datto, itself acquired by Kaseya), Bamboo Systems✝, Basho Technologies (acquired by Bet365), Big Switch Networks (acquired by Arista Networks), Biomemory Labs, Bitcasa (acquired by Intel), Blade Network Technologies (acquired by IBM), BMC, Bouquet.AI✝, Box, Branch Metrics, C3DNA✝, Caringo (acquired by DataCore), Catalogic Software, CDNetworks, Chartio (acquired by Atlassian), Cleondris, CloudByte (renamed MayaData, acquired by DataCore), CloudEndure (acquired by AWS), Cloudera, CloudFabrix, CloudGenix (acquired by Palo Alto Networks), Cloudian, CloudPhysics (acquired by HPE), Clustrix (acquired by MariaDB), Cohesity, Coho Data✝, Commerce.AI, Commvault, Compliance.AI, Copiun (acquired by Good Technology), Coraid, Coralogix, Corelight, CoreOS (acquired by Red Hat), Couchbase, Crate.IO, CTera Networks, Data Dynamics, DataCore, Datadog, DataGrail, Datameer, Datera✝, Datos IO (acquired by Rubrik), Datrium (acquired by VMware), DDN Storage, Deep Instinct, Delphix, Diablo Technologies (asset acquired by Rambus), DriveScale (acquired by Twitter), Druva, E8 Storage (acquired by AWS), Egenera, Elastic (formerly Elasticsearch), Elastifile (acquired by Google), eMeter (acquired by Siemens), Emulex (acquired by Avago), Engine Yard, Equalum, EVault (formerly i365, then acquired by Carbonite), Exablox (acquired by StorageCraft, itself acquired by Arcserve), ExaGrid, F5 Networks, FalconStor, Filebase, FinOut, Firebase (acquired by Google), Fivetran, FlashGrid, FogCoin, FollowAnalytics, FoundationDB (acquired by Apple), Frame (acquired by Nutanix), Fujifilm Recording Media, Fungible (acquired by Microsoft), Fusion-IO (acquired by SanDisk, itself acquired by WDC), Graid Technology, GridGain, Guardtime,, Hammerspace, Harness, Hazelcast, Hedvig (acquired by Commvault), High Cloud Security (acquired by HyTrust), Hightail (formerly YouSendIT, acquired by OpenText), Hortonworks (merged with Cloudera), HYCU, Igneous Systems (acquired by Rubrik), Iguazio (acquired by McKinsey), Illusive, Infinidat, Infinio (acquired by Ignitech), InfluxData, Iodyne, Isilon (acquired by EMC, itself acquired by Dell Technologies), iXsystems, Joyent (acquired by Samsung), Jut✝, Kaminario (morphed into Silk), Kalista, Kaseya, Kinetica, Komodor, Komprise, Lakefs, Librato (acquired by SolarWinds), Lightbits Labs, LINBIT, Liqid, LiveAction, LogicMonitor, Lookout Mobile Security, LucidLink, Mabl, Mangstor (morphed into Exten Technologies, acquired by OVHcloud), MapR Technologies (acquired by HPE), MarkLogic (acquired by Progress), MemoScale, Metadata.IO, Micron, MinIO, Model9, MuleSoft (acquired by Salesforce), N-able, Nasuni, Nebulon, NEC, NetApp, Nexenta (acquired by DDN), NexGen Storage (acquired by Pivot3), Nexustorage, Nicira Networks (acquired by VMware), Nginx (acquired by F5 Networks), NGX Storage, Nimble Storage (acquired by HPE), Nimbus Data Systems, Nine Technology (acquired by Imation), Nodeum, NooBaa Storage (acquired by Red Hat, itself acquired by IBM), Nuage Networks (acquired by Nokia), Nuclia, NuoDB (formerly NimbusDB, acquired by Dassault Systèmes), ObjectiveFS, Observe, Odaseva, OmniSci (formerly MapD now, Onepanel, Open vStorage✝, OpenIO (acquired by OVHcloud), OpenStack, Outpace.IO✝, OwnBackup, Palo Alto Networks, Panasas, Panzura, Pavilion Data Systems, Pernix Data (acquired by Nutanix), Petuum, Phala Data✝, Pica8, Platfora (acquired by Workday), Platform9,, Pliops, Plug and Play Tech Center, PoINT Software & Systems, Portworx (acquired by Pure Storage), Primary Data✝, Promethium, Proofpoint, ProphetStor, Protocol Labs, Publist, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qubole (acquired by Idera), Qumulo, RainStor (acquired by Teradata), RapidAPI, Redis Labs, Reduxio Systems (morphed into Ionir), Riverbed, Robin.IO (acquired by RakutenSymphony, named now Symworld Cloud), Rookout, Rozo Systems, RStor (acquired by PacketFabric), Rubrik, SambaNova, Sanbolic (acquired by Citrix), Scale Computing, ScaleFlux, Scality, SendBird, Sherbit (acquired by Medopad), ShieldIO, SimpliVity (acquired by HPE), SingleStore, SmartIOPS, Snowflake, SoftIron, SolidFire (acquired by NetApp), Solix Technologies,, Sonian (acquired by Barracuda Networks), Soonr (acquired by Autotask then merged with Datto, itself acquired by Kaseya), Spanning Cloud Apps (acquired by Kaseya), Spectra Logic, SpeeDB, SpringPath (acquired by Cisco), Starboard Storage Systems (acquired by SGI, itself acquired by HPE), Storadera, StorCentric, StorONE, StorPool, StorSimple (acquired by Microsoft), StrongLink (formerly StrongBox Data Solutions), Sumo Logic, Symform (acquired by Quantum), Synata (acquired by Cisco), Sysdig, Tegile Systems (acquired by Western Digital and then by DDN), ThoughtSpot, ThousandEyes (acquired by Cisco), Tiger Technology, Tintri (acquired by DDN), Trifacta (acquired by Alteryx), TwinStrata (acquired by EMC, itself acquired by Dell Technologies), Ubeeko (now HFactory), UnifabriX, Valohai, Varonis, VAST Data, Velero, Versity Software, Vexata (acquired by StorCentric), Violin Memory (acquired by StorCentric), Virsto (acquired by VMware), Virtana (formerly Virtual Instruments), VMware, Waterline Data (acquired by Hitachi Vantara), (formerly, Weebit, WEKA, Western Digital, WhipTail (acquired by Cisco), Xirrus (acquired by Riverbed), Yellowfin, Zadara Storage, Zerto (acquired by HPE), Zoho, Zscaler and Zuora.

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